A High Paying Career is Waiting for You

By |April 4th, 2013|Categories: Blog, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: |

If you are sitting there right now thinking, "I wish I had a job" or even "I wish I had a job that pays $75,000+ a year" then listen up. What if I told you that a corporate recruiter from a $10 billion dollar publicly traded company contacted me about a job simply because I had expressed interest in learning

The First 90 Days of a New Job

By |September 5th, 2012|Categories: Blog, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: |

Congratulations! You just got a new job. Or better yet, a promotion! (I did) But it's a bad economy and if your department needs to save some money then firing the new guy can sometimes be an easy solution. You have to show your new boss that you are a vital piece of his organization and that if he needs

I Got a Promotion!!!

By |September 4th, 2012|Categories: Blog, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , |

A few weeks ago I talked about how a weak economy like the one we're in now should make you re-evaluate your current job and determine if there is a different place in the company that would make you more valuable (and hence, less expendable). Taking my own advice, I decided to start looking for jobs that would move me

Protecting Your Income from a Recession

By |August 16th, 2012|Categories: Blog, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , , , |

In the last few weeks I've been looking at a bunch of job postings at my company to try to find a promotion. I'm hoping to take my career to the next level while increasing my income. However, there is a big "recession" cloud looming over my head. I need to make sure my career is ready just in case

Get a New Job Every Two Years

By |June 15th, 2012|Categories: Blog, Life|Tags: , , |

In September of this year, I will reach my two-year anniversary of being in my current position at work. You know what that means? It's time to find something new. I'm happy with the company I work for, and I'm even happy with the group I'm in and I really like my boss. However, none of that is a good

College Kids Need Skills, Not Good Grades

By |December 12th, 2011|Categories: Blog, Economics / Politics|Tags: , , |

Saturday was the first day of my Ultimate league. For those that aren't familiar, Ultimate is a sport very similar to football but played with discs (don't call them Frisbees; Ultimate folks don't like to be associated with Wham-O and vice versa). photo credit: flickr.com/freestyle-frisbee/ It's a bunch of strangers coming together and playing a fun game for